Edition:
United Kingdom
Pictures | Tue May 22, 2018 | 4:05pm BST

The art of flowers

Detail of a floral display and design based on a VW campervan is seen outside of a shop front which is participating in the Chelsea In Bloom festival in London, Britain. The annual show of floral art, timed to coincide with the RHS Chelsea Flower Show nearby, sees over sixty shops, restaurants and local businesses compete for prizes, with the awards given by RHS (Royal Horticultural Society) judges, this year on the theme of 'Summer of Love'. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Detail of a floral display and design based on a VW campervan is seen outside of a shop front which is participating in the Chelsea In Bloom festival in London, Britain. The annual show of floral art, timed to coincide with the RHS Chelsea Flower...more

Detail of a floral display and design based on a VW campervan is seen outside of a shop front which is participating in the Chelsea In Bloom festival in London, Britain. The annual show of floral art, timed to coincide with the RHS Chelsea Flower Show nearby, sees over sixty shops, restaurants and local businesses compete for prizes, with the awards given by RHS (Royal Horticultural Society) judges, this year on the theme of 'Summer of Love'. REUTERS/Toby Melville
Close
1 / 32
Florists work on a floral display and design outside of a shop front which is participating in the Chelsea In Bloom festival. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Florists work on a floral display and design outside of a shop front which is participating in the Chelsea In Bloom festival. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Florists work on a floral display and design outside of a shop front which is participating in the Chelsea In Bloom festival. REUTERS/Toby Melville
Close
2 / 32
A woman displays her floral decorated boots at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A woman displays her floral decorated boots at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A woman displays her floral decorated boots at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville
Close
3 / 32
A man photographs a gladioli display at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A man photographs a gladioli display at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A man photographs a gladioli display at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville
Close
4 / 32
Britain's Queen Elizabeth looks at a display of roses on the Peter Beale roses display stand as she tours the Chelsea flower show. Richard Pohle/Pool via REUTERS

Britain's Queen Elizabeth looks at a display of roses on the Peter Beale roses display stand as she tours the Chelsea flower show. Richard Pohle/Pool via REUTERS

Britain's Queen Elizabeth looks at a display of roses on the Peter Beale roses display stand as she tours the Chelsea flower show. Richard Pohle/Pool via REUTERS
Close
5 / 32
A display of Auricula are seen at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A display of Auricula are seen at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A display of Auricula are seen at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville
Close
6 / 32
A worker adjusts chrysanthemums on a display as he prepares for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Simon Dawson

A worker adjusts chrysanthemums on a display as he prepares for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Simon Dawson

A worker adjusts chrysanthemums on a display as he prepares for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Simon Dawson
Close
7 / 32
A florist adds finishing touches to a display in a shop front which is participating in the Chelsea In Bloom festival. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A florist adds finishing touches to a display in a shop front which is participating in the Chelsea In Bloom festival. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A florist adds finishing touches to a display in a shop front which is participating in the Chelsea In Bloom festival. REUTERS/Toby Melville
Close
8 / 32
A cleaner works next to a floral display in a shop front which is participating in the Chelsea In Bloom festival. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A cleaner works next to a floral display in a shop front which is participating in the Chelsea In Bloom festival. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A cleaner works next to a floral display in a shop front which is participating in the Chelsea In Bloom festival. REUTERS/Toby Melville
Close
9 / 32
A dog is walked past a floral display outside of a business taking part in the Chelsea In Bloom festival. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A dog is walked past a floral display outside of a business taking part in the Chelsea In Bloom festival. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A dog is walked past a floral display outside of a business taking part in the Chelsea In Bloom festival. REUTERS/Toby Melville
Close
10 / 32
A display of Lupins are seen at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A display of Lupins are seen at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A display of Lupins are seen at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville
Close
11 / 32
A floral display and design is seen in a public square as part of the Chelsea In Bloom festival. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A floral display and design is seen in a public square as part of the Chelsea In Bloom festival. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A floral display and design is seen in a public square as part of the Chelsea In Bloom festival. REUTERS/Toby Melville
Close
12 / 32
A florist adds finishing touches to a display in a shop front which is participating in the Chelsea In Bloom festival. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A florist adds finishing touches to a display in a shop front which is participating in the Chelsea In Bloom festival. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A florist adds finishing touches to a display in a shop front which is participating in the Chelsea In Bloom festival. REUTERS/Toby Melville
Close
13 / 32
A floral display and design is seen outside of a shop front which is participating in the Chelsea In Bloom festival. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A floral display and design is seen outside of a shop front which is participating in the Chelsea In Bloom festival. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A floral display and design is seen outside of a shop front which is participating in the Chelsea In Bloom festival. REUTERS/Toby Melville
Close
14 / 32
A woman walks past a shop front which is participating in the Chelsea In Bloom festival.  REUTERS/Toby Melville

A woman walks past a shop front which is participating in the Chelsea In Bloom festival. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A woman walks past a shop front which is participating in the Chelsea In Bloom festival. REUTERS/Toby Melville
Close
15 / 32
A woman makes adjustments to a floral display based on thrones and chairs at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A woman makes adjustments to a floral display based on thrones and chairs at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A woman makes adjustments to a floral display based on thrones and chairs at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville
Close
16 / 32
A passer-by views a floral display and design outside of a shop front which is participating in the Chelsea In Bloom festival. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A passer-by views a floral display and design outside of a shop front which is participating in the Chelsea In Bloom festival. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A passer-by views a floral display and design outside of a shop front which is participating in the Chelsea In Bloom festival. REUTERS/Toby Melville
Close
17 / 32
A woman views a floral display on a Citroen H-Van at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A woman views a floral display on a Citroen H-Van at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A woman views a floral display on a Citroen H-Van at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville
Close
18 / 32
A worker adds flowers to a display as she prepares for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Simon Dawson

A worker adds flowers to a display as she prepares for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Simon Dawson

A worker adds flowers to a display as she prepares for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Simon Dawson
Close
19 / 32
Detail is seen of a floral display and design outside of a shop front which is participating in the Chelsea In Bloom festival.  REUTERS/Toby Melville

Detail is seen of a floral display and design outside of a shop front which is participating in the Chelsea In Bloom festival. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Detail is seen of a floral display and design outside of a shop front which is participating in the Chelsea In Bloom festival. REUTERS/Toby Melville
Close
20 / 32
A display of Cacti are seen at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A display of Cacti are seen at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A display of Cacti are seen at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville
Close
21 / 32
Detail is seen of a floral display and design outside of a shop front which is participating in the Chelsea In Bloom festival. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Detail is seen of a floral display and design outside of a shop front which is participating in the Chelsea In Bloom festival. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Detail is seen of a floral display and design outside of a shop front which is participating in the Chelsea In Bloom festival. REUTERS/Toby Melville
Close
22 / 32
A floral display and design is seen outside of a shop front which is participating in the Chelsea In Bloom festival. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A floral display and design is seen outside of a shop front which is participating in the Chelsea In Bloom festival. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A floral display and design is seen outside of a shop front which is participating in the Chelsea In Bloom festival. REUTERS/Toby Melville
Close
23 / 32
A display of Foxgloves are seen at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A display of Foxgloves are seen at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A display of Foxgloves are seen at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville
Close
24 / 32
A floral display and design is seen in a public square as part of the Chelsea In Bloom festival. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A floral display and design is seen in a public square as part of the Chelsea In Bloom festival. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A floral display and design is seen in a public square as part of the Chelsea In Bloom festival. REUTERS/Toby Melville
Close
25 / 32
A woman sits outside of a shop front which is participating in the Chelsea In Bloom festival.  REUTERS/Toby Melville

A woman sits outside of a shop front which is participating in the Chelsea In Bloom festival. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A woman sits outside of a shop front which is participating in the Chelsea In Bloom festival. REUTERS/Toby Melville
Close
26 / 32
A woman carries a floral design handbag at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A woman carries a floral design handbag at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A woman carries a floral design handbag at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville
Close
27 / 32
Detail of a floral display and design is seen outside of a shop front which is participating in the Chelsea In Bloom festival. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Detail of a floral display and design is seen outside of a shop front which is participating in the Chelsea In Bloom festival. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Detail of a floral display and design is seen outside of a shop front which is participating in the Chelsea In Bloom festival. REUTERS/Toby Melville
Close
28 / 32
A woman carries flowers into a florists which is participating in the Chelsea In Bloom festival.  REUTERS/Toby Melville

A woman carries flowers into a florists which is participating in the Chelsea In Bloom festival. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A woman carries flowers into a florists which is participating in the Chelsea In Bloom festival. REUTERS/Toby Melville
Close
29 / 32
A display of Flytraps are seen at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A display of Flytraps are seen at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A display of Flytraps are seen at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville
Close
30 / 32
A Chelsea Pensioner views Viola on display at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A Chelsea Pensioner views Viola on display at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A Chelsea Pensioner views Viola on display at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville
Close
31 / 32
A woman takes photographs at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A woman takes photographs at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A woman takes photographs at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. REUTERS/Toby Melville
Close
32 / 32

Next Slideshows

The royal wedding

Scenes from the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

21 May 2018

Billboard Music Awards

Highlights from the 2018 Billboard Music Awards.

21 May 2018

Maduro re-elected amid outcry over vote

Venezuela's socialist President Nicolas Maduro faced widespread international condemnation on Monday after his re-election in a weekend vote his critics...

21 May 2018

Week in sports

Our top sports photos from the past week.

21 May 2018

MORE IN PICTURES

Melania Trump visits border detention center

Melania Trump visits border detention center

First lady Melania Trump makes a damage-control visit to a border detention facility in Texas where children are being held.

Argentina 0 - Croatia 3

Argentina 0 - Croatia 3

Argentina takes on Croatia in World Cup action.

Dog meat festival in China

Dog meat festival in China

Yulin residents eat dog meat and lychees to celebrate the summer solstice.

Painted faces at World Cup

Painted faces at World Cup

World Cup fans with painted faces.

International Yoga Day

International Yoga Day

The ancient discipline is celebrated across the world.

World Cup of emotion

World Cup of emotion

Fans get emotional during World Cup action.

Photos of the week

Photos of the week

Our top photos from the past week.

France 1 - Peru 0

France 1 - Peru 0

France takes on Peru in World Cup action.

Summer solstice at Stonehenge

Summer solstice at Stonehenge

Revellers watch the sun rise at the Stonehenge monument for summer solstice.

Trending Collections

Pictures

Podcast